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Kitchen / Bathrooms

The Lights in Your Kitchen Offers More Than Just Illumination In Space

The Lights in Your Kitchen Offers More Than Just Illumination In Space

by Guest on Jan 12, 2010

In most homes, the lighting in the kitchen is fairly inadequate, which usually consists of one fixture in the middle of the ceiling. If the family is lucky, then there might also be an additional fixture to shed extra light over the kitchen or other work area. But, for the most part, the light, as well as any lighting accessories in most kitchens, leaves a lot to be desired and most homes could stand to have a makeover done to improve the safety and functionality of the room. Continue reading →

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No Need for a Plumber to Replace the Bathtub Drain

No Need for a Plumber to Replace the Bathtub Drain

by Guest on Jan 19, 2010

If your bathtub drain needs to be replaced, either because it has become damaged or simply because it's not holding the water in the tub adequately anymore, there isn't a need to call a plumber. Replacing this drain is well within the reach for most do-it-yourself home owners. Replacing this drain yourself will save you a significant amount of money, especially taking into consideration the prices that plumbers usually charge. Continue reading →

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Designing Your New Kitchen

Designing Your New Kitchen

by 411HomeRepair on Jan 22, 2010

Its been said time and time again, by experts in both real estate and the craft trades, that among the best ways to increase the value of your home is to upgrade the kitchen. Sure, we all know that any top-quality improvements that you want to make to your home can get pricey. Marble, rosewood and good craftsmanship don’t come cheap. Continue reading →

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Giving Your Bathroom a New Look

Giving Your Bathroom a New Look

by Guest on Jan 22, 2010

When it comes to remodeling your bathroom there are so many choices available today from the basic in utilitarian design to the over the top designs that are only affordable to those with unlimited budgets. The good news is, there are a few simple ways to improve the look of any bathroom that will fit most budgets. The first step to any good design is good planning. You need to first determine exactly what theme or design you want in your space and how much can spend on the design. It is equally important to be aware about the requirements necessary for your state when it comes regulations and codes. This can potentially save you hundreds of dollars throughout the duration of your project. Once you have your design ideas then the fun part begins. Continue reading →

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Walk In Bathtubs Explained

Walk In Bathtubs Explained

by Guest on Jan 23, 2010

Walk-in bathtubs are becoming increasingly popular among senior citizens and handicapped individuals because of independence they can offer. The ease-of-use of a walk-in bathtub for these physically disabled individuals is far superior s when compared to a regular bathtub . With a conventional bathtub elderly and handicapped users would dread stepping in and out of a standard bathtub because of the high chance they can slip and fall. Now, bathing users can just open the door and simply sit down, fill the tub up and enjoy the therapeutic experience and many features our walk-in bathtubs have to offer. Continue reading →

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Zen Decorating Theme Bathroom

Zen Decorating Theme Bathroom

by Guest on Feb 3, 2010

If you desire the feel of a meditation garden in your bathroom, then Zen Decorating theme bathroom is the design specifically for you! The accessories, furniture, and colors that merge with the theme, to give your bathroom a serene appeal, are the basics you need to work on. Continue reading →

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Marble, Granite, Travertine and other Natural Stones

Marble, Granite, Travertine and other Natural Stones

by Guest on Feb 4, 2010

Stones such as marble and granite are abundant in the nature, but not every stone can be used for architectural purposes due to unfavorable physical and chemical characteristics. It takes geologists many years to discover one usable stone quarry. In general, natural stones fall into three categories, sedimentary, which were formed through deposition in the oceans or rivers; igneous, which is associated with lava activities, and metamorphic rocks formed when high temperature and pressure altered the mineral structures of sedimentary or igneous rocks. Continue reading →

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Choosing Your New Bathtub

Choosing Your New Bathtub

by Guest on Feb 24, 2010

The first step in choosing a new bathtub is determining how much money you can afford to spend on one. If you are also remodeling the rest of your bathroom, it is important that you not only focus on the cost of a new bathtub, but also the cost of your other supplies. If you mistakenly spend too much on a new bathtub, the rest of your bathroom remodeling plans could suffer. Also, you will likely find that having a bathtub limit or budget is the best way to save time while shopping. Knowing how much money is too much to spend will prevent you from wasting your time, by examining bathtubs that you cannot even afford. Continue reading →

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Bathroom Tile Installation -- Don't Make This Mistake

Bathroom Tile Installation -- Don't Make This Mistake

by Guest on Feb 24, 2010

Ever noticed cracks in ceramic tile floors? That's a common sight and it usually has the same cause. The common cause is taking a shortcut at the very start of a tile project. After the short cut the project is doomed to failure. What's the shortcut? It's simple. Many people don't take the time to build a solid foundation for a tile floor. You know that especially in bathrooms, you often have water damage to the floors. With water damage comes rot and then spongy places. Now if you just cover up a floor that moves with ceramic tile, it'll look great at first. But that floor still is going to move. Continue reading →

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Keep the Light in Bathroom Mirrors

Keep the Light in Bathroom Mirrors

by Guest on Feb 24, 2010

When you enter a bathroom, you would most probably be looking for a mirror to check on your look or to use the mirror to retouch your make up. Most bathrooms have mirrors and you would not be so surprised if there are many people who would want to keep well maintained bathroom mirrors to keep their time inside the bathroom more worthwhile. Continue reading →

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